Last Updated: November 26, 2023
정경택; Kyong-thaek JONG; Kjong-thä ČONG
Director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army. Minister of State Security of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from 2017 until 2022.
Jong Kyong-thaek is the Minister of State Security of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) since 2017. The Ministry of State Security of the DPRK is one of the leading institutions in charge of implementing the repressive security policies of the DPRK, with a focus on identifying and suppressing political dissent, the inflow of ‘subvers...
(Date of UN designation: 2021-03-22)
Date of listing
Restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses
Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission
- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision (CFSP) 2020/1999
On 9 December 2019, the Council welcomed the launch by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of preparatory work to establish a horizontal EU sanctions regime against serious human rights violations and abuses. On 17 November 2020, the Council approved conclusions on the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Demo...